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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:08  
clear_day Transit: 12:59  
SunsetSet: 19:51
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Altitude: 12.2°   Azimuth: 204.8°   Direction: South-South-West

HR8184 is a giant star in the constellation of Capricornus.

HR8184 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8184 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR8184 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8184 star
DSS2 image of HR8184. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8184 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR8184


HR8184 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.2°
Azimuth: 204.8°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8184

HR8184 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8184 are provided in the following table:

21h 24m 07s
-22° 44’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8184 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8184 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8184.

Visibility of HR8184 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR8184 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.7°
Max altitude: 15.8°
Azimuth: 247.3°

Distance of HR8184 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8184 is distant 475.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

145.99 pc
475.91 ly
14 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8184

HR8184 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8184 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8184. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8184